Discover the intuitive understanding of geometry developed by craftsmen through the centuries with Euclid's Door. This enlightening book will help readers develop critical woodworking skills they need to handle even the most intricate building projects. The illustrated step-by-step instructions provide an engaging journey through constructing eight essential wooden layout tools - from straightedge, winding sticks, try squares, marking squares and miter squares to triangles and a panel gauge - using basic geometry.
The authors emphasize connecting your hands and eyes to geometry, which provides insight into the secrets of the craft, perfect for those looking to gain an intimate understanding of applied geometry while exploring their passion for woodworking. With this in mind, Euclid's Door is suitable for professionals restoring heritage homes as well as heritage homeowners—everyone who takes pleasure in creating things with their own hands and works of art with their own tools!
Hardbound book, 115 pages.
113⁄4 in x 83⁄4 in
Cloth-covered, sewn, and glued binding for durability.